1. Colombia
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  3. Bogotá

Cartagena: Grand City Tour

Product ID: 73946
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Experience the charm of Cartagena and see its colonial monuments on a guided city tour. Visit the most significant buildings, such as the 16th-century Fuerte del Pastelillo fortress.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Spanish, English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Contrast the wealth of the city with the discreet charm of its neighborhoods
  • Visit the famous Plaza del Comercio, then walk further through the old city to the Plaza de Bolivar
  • Be astounded by the magnificent San Pedro Claver church
  • Discover the early 20th century architecture and style in a visit to Isla de Manga
  • Enjoy a stunning view from Cerro de La Popa, and learn about its antique monastery
Full description
The charm of Cartagena goes beyond the intriguing streets of the walled city. On this tour you will visit the most significant treasures of the city accompanied by an expert guide. Enjoy the magic of the streets, churches, architecture, and squares of the old Cartagena. As you walk through the streets, be amazed by the contrast between the wealth and magnificence of the city and the warmth and the discreet charm of its neighborhoods.
 
After pick up from your hotel, admire the architecture of the Republican houses and Cartagena’s Moorish style at Isla de Manga, dating back to the early twentieth century. Continue to Cerro de la Popa and visit an antique monastery and get stunning panoramic views of the city. Then visit the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, the largest military architectural structure left by the Spanish in America.
 
After a lunch stop at Plaza Fernández de Madrid, walk through cobblestone streets and colonial houses in the Walled City. Visit the famous Plaza del Comercio, and after walking further into the old city to Plaza de Bolivar visit the Naval Museum, where you will be able to understand Cartagena from its geography through cartography and pirates' history. Finally, go to the San Pedro Claver church, which was built in the second half of the 17th century.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Guide in your chosen language (Spanish or English)
  • Entrance tickets
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs

When you get there

Meeting point

Pick-up from your hotel in Cartagena.

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Know before you go
• The order of the tour may be modified according to the weather. If there are any other places of interest that you want to visit, they can be included